Creating Grand Illusions: The Art and Techniques of Trompe L'oeil
"Creating Grand Illusions also looks at trompe l'oeil in the garden and outdoor area, as well as Peta's commissions for restaurants and other commercial spaces. Several chapters focus on painted artefacts, objects d'art and rugs, and mixing the real with the unreal with fruits and flowers. Peta discuss the importance of paint effects, including a how-to-guide to easy ivy, cracks, flaux ageing, woodgraining, marbling and many more techniques."--BOOK JACKET.
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